Being a part of the entertainment industry can be quite scary for women since desperate predators lurk behind glittery opportunities to take advantage of their vulnerability. After Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to imprisonment for s*xual misconduct and r*pe, Hollywood actresses came up to share their experiences. Sandra Bullock was among the few who were lucky enough to not have the opportunity of collaborating with Weinstein. Nevertheless, the actress spoke in detail about her petrifying and proud moment about the entire Weinstein trial. 

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock afraid of Harvey Weinstein

Sandra Bullock shared about being frustrated over Harvey Weinstein and the cases that were coming up against him. It was heartbreaking for her to hear about the atrocities faced by her peers. She shared her recollection, fear, and support for fellow actresses who were brave enough to file a case against the abusive producer. 

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Sandra Bullock Shared Her Thoughts On Harvey Weinstein 

In an interview with The Sunday Times, Sandra Bullock spoke her mind about the disgraced producer of Hollywood. Sentenced to 16 years imprisonment consecutive to his 23 years prior prison sentence Harvey Weinstein’s wrongdoings came to the limelight. The Oscar-winning actress recalled hearing about Weinstein related to her peers’ petrifying incidents. 

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock frustrated with Harvey Weinstein

Although she managed to keep herself away from such horrific encounters, she heard stories about Weinstein which scared her. “I heard about Harvey and I was afraid of him.” Bullock shared. She further explained how Weinstein always had a different set of stories and her fellow actresses had completely different experiences of the same situation. 

Harvey Weinstein
Harvey Weinstein sentenced for assault

I only heard what Harvey wanted people to hear, and that made me so f*cking angry.” the Bird Box actress stated. “People would say, ‘Well, you know how she got that role? She f*cked Harvey.’ I would say, ‘Shut the f*ck up. You don’t know that.’ Then, later, to find out that woman was brutally attacked” the actress expressed her frustration over Weinstein’s years of torturing women. “They didn’t sleep with Harvey. Harvey wanted you to think that.” Bullock stood up for her peers when she couldn’t take the abomination any longer. 

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Sandra Bullock Stood Up For Fellow Actresses

After learning about the things Harvey Weinstein did, when more than 80 women spoke publicly about the producer’s misconduct, Bullock thought it was a “brave” move. The Oscar-winning actress recalled feeling scared and proud at the same time for the women who came out against Weinstein’s abuses. 

After years of silence, when things were coming out to the public, Bullock recalled, “I was like, ‘Oh my God, this is amazing, but f*ck, f*ck, f*ck, what if it doesn’t work?” She further mentioned how she mouthed silent prayers, “Please God, let it not swing the other way.” Being a woman in such a vulnerable situation is something that Bullock was familiar with. Therefore, she shared, “I’ve seen a lot of fear and a lot of men of a certain generation, not understanding”. 

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock stood up for her peers

Remembering the unsavory stories from the sets and learning about her peers being assaulted by Harvey Weinstein, Bullock shared the grief she cannot overcome. But, she mentioned how wholeheartedly she wished for her fellow actresses to win the case against the abusive producer. The end result was sweet according to Sandra Bullock since her co-actors were trepidatious around her on set, scared of crossing the line. 

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Source: The Sunday Times

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